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Carolyn Huff Frey

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Carolyn Huff Frey, 70, of Wilson, died June 18, 2020, following a brief illness.

Memorial service will be 5 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson.

Carolyn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was devoted to her family and they remained close by her side until the end.

Carolyn graduated from Furman University with a B.A. in education. She was an educator and mentor to many, teaching elementary school for 40 years, 28 of those years at Greenfield School, before her retirement in 2013. Carolyn had a deep love of her animals and exploring nature, often finding and preserving leaves and rocks for her window ledge collection. She was affectionately known by many in Wilson as “Sir,” and more recently “Granny Sir.”

Carolyn is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert Lloyd Frey; sons, Robert Adam Frey and wife, Kelli Ray Frey, of Angier and Jonathan David Frey and wife, Jackie Williams Frey, of Raleigh; grandsons, Harrison Adam Frey and Benjamin James Frey; sisters, Linda Allison and husband, Mark Allison, of Taylors, South Carolina and Becky White and husband, Skipper White, of South Carolina; brother, Joseph Bruce Huff of Greenville, South Carolina; nieces, Stacy Corbin, and husband Alan Corbin, and their daughters, Katie and Ellie of Taylors, South Carolina and Christie Allison; and nephew, Nathaniel White of Greenville, South Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Greenfield School, 3351 N.C. Highway 42 W., Wilson, NC 27893 or First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 3184, Wilson, NC 27895.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson; www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.